Major Championship Returns to Jekyll Island
The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) will host the Major Championship at Jekyll Island at the Jekyll Island Golf Course, April 14-15, 2012. This will be the fifth time that the Jekyll Island Golf Course has hosted a Major Championship for the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour. The Major Championship will be ranked by the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) and the Junior Golf Scoreboard. The point structure for the tournament will be 1.5 times the normal point structure. The tournament will also feature AJGA Performance Stars for the Boys and Girls 15-18 Champions. Winners in these divisions will receive four performance stars that will qualify them to participate in an AJGA event. The Major Championship at Jekyll Island will feature 36-holes of stroke play on the club’s scenic 18 hole course across four age divisions: Boys 15-18, Boys 11-14, Girls 15-18 and Girls 11-14. There will South Carolina Junior Golf Association Heritage Points available. The tournament will be ranked by the National Junior Golf Scoreboard. Winners in each division will receive an automatic bid into the 2012 Tour Championship, and the Top 10 winners will earn points towards year end honors. Premium members will compete in the Bridgestone Challenge. Winners of the challenge in each division receive a dozen of B330 Golf Balls and Bridgestone Hat. The HJGT would also like to extend a special promotion to all players new to the tour, any player who has not played in a HJGT tournament before can register for their first tournament for only $99, call the HJGT headquarters for more information! The Jekyll Island Golf Club is one of the south’s oldest, premier golf clubs. Built in 1898, Jekyll Island has three 18 hole golf courses for participants to choose from. HJGT members will play the pristine Pine Lakes Course. Unlike many courses on the 2012 HJGT season schedule, the Jekyll Island course does not have any residential housing. Players will be able to immerse themselves in nature as they compete for the championship.
Major Championship at Jekyll Island Jekyll Island Golf Course- Pine Lakes
April 14-15, 2012 Jekyll Island, GA Registration Deadline: April 4, 2012